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Andrés Lieja has more than 10 years of experience advising clients on a variety of tax issues, with an emphasis on tax litigation and representing clients before the Mexican Supreme Court. He has participated in numerous litigations involving federal tax assessments related to national and international transactions and the application and interpretation of international tax and commercial treaties, federal tax refunds, and tax assessments. He has represented major companies in the construction, energy, alcohol, manufacturing, automotive, and retail industries.

Andrés also has advised clients on tax consultancy related to the tax consequences of domestic and cross-border transactions, interpretation of federal and local tax law, and tax matters related to M&A.

In addition, Andrés has experience in administrative litigation, representing clients before administrative authorities in a range of matters and proceedings related to public bids and compliance agreements involving federal and local laws.

Andrés has written articles for a number of tax law publications. He also participates in pro bono activities, including the Firm's Border Project that assists women with claims for immigration relief.


  • Ainda Energía & Infraestructura acquires minority stake in Jaguar Solar HoldingsJones Day advised Ainda Energía & Infraestructura, S.A.P.I. de C.V. in (a) the acquisition through Trust 2695 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Emisión de Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios de Desarrollo) and Trust 3436 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Administración) of up to 19.47% of the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V., holding company and owner of 99.99% of 6 SPVs owners of 6 photovoltaic projects with a combined generation capacity of up to 180MW; and (b) 2 purchase options to increase its participation in the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V.
  • Operadora de Desarrollo Humano Chapultepec resolves dispute with government of Mexico City relating to La Feria de ChapultepecJones Day represented Operadora de Desarrollo Humano Chapultepec, S.A. de C.V. in a constitutional and administrative dispute with the government of Mexico City regarding the cancellation of the company's license to operate La Feria de Chapultepec.
  • Happy Hearts Mexico obtain assistance in helping children affected by natural disasters go back to schoolJones Day's Mexico City office assisted Happy Hearts Fund in corporate, labor, and tax matters, related to their efforts to reconstruct schools in Oaxaca Mexico, that were affected by the 2017 earthquakes.
  • Crédito Real issues US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured NotesJones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. SOFOM, E.N.R., as issuer, in connection with the issuance of US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2026, and concurrent tender offer.